Jillian Harvey (© Chris Hardy)
Joined in 2012.
Born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, Jillian Harvey trained at Allegheny Ballet and School of American Ballet. She became an apprentice at New York City Ballet in 2010 and joined San Francisco Ballet in 2012.
Harvey has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Giselle’s Friends) and Nutcracker (French and Spanish), and Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids). She created a corps de ballet role in Tomasson’s Caprice.
Her San Francisco Ballet repertory includes Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet, Criss-Cross, The Fifth Season, and Trio; Balanchine’s Allegro Brillante, Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (1st and 4th movements), The Four Temperaments, Scotch Symphony, Serenade, and 4th movement and finale from Symphony in C; Caniparoli’s Lambarena; Cranko’s Onegin; Lifar’s Suite en Blanc; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Nureyev’s Raymonda—Act III; Possokhov’s Firebird, The Rite of Spring, and Swimmer; Ratmansky’s Shostakovich Trilogy (Chamber Symphony); Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Scarlett’s Hummingbird; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Autumn and Courtier). At New York City Ballet, Harvey performed Romeo + Juliet, Swan Lake, and Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Union Jack, Stars and Stripes, and Jewels.
Harvey danced in the 2015 film of Tomasson’s Romeo & Juliet as part of the inaugural season of Lincoln Center at the Movies: Great American Dance.